I work on the intersections between Shakespeare, digital humanities, and performance studies. I’m also 1/3 of the Remixing the Humanities podcast team.


Ph.D., Literature, Arizona State University, 2016

M.A., English, Clemson University, 2007

B.A., English, Virginia Tech, 2005

B.A., History, Virginia Tech, 2005


“Together, Apart: Liveness, Eventness, and Streaming Shakespearean Performance.” Shakespeare Bulletin 35.3, Fall 2017: 389-406.
“Young Turks or Corporate Clones? Constructing the (Young) User in the Shakespearean Attention Economy.” Co-authored with Courtney Lehmann. In The Shakespeare User: Creative and Critical Appropriation in the Twenty-First Century. Eds. Valerie M. Fazel and Louise Geddes. Palgrave, 2017: 63-79.
“Staying Relevant: Marketing Shakespearean Performance through Social Media.” Early Modern Studies After the Digital Turn. Eds. Laura Estill, Diane Jakacki, and Michael Ullyot. ACMRS, 2016: 345-368.
“Peeking Behind the Digital Curtains: Shakespeare Performance Institutions, Social Media, and Access.” Borrowers and Lenders 10.1, Spring/Summer 2016: 1-26.
“Social Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet, Social Media, and Performance.” Journal of Narrative Theory 41, Fall 2011: 401-420.

Upcoming Talks and Conferences

“Shakespeare and Cultural Appropriation,” Seminar Co-Leader, Shakespeare Association of America, Washington, D.C., April 2019.
“The Stories We’re Allowed to (Re)Tell: Adaptation, Fanfiction, Authority, and Risk,” Midwest Modern Language Association Conference, Kansas City, KS, November 2018.
“The Stories We’re Allowed to (Re)Tell: Adaptation, Fanfiction, Authority, and Risk,” Fan Studies Network North America Conference, Chicago, IL, October 2018.


MLA, Shakespeare Association of America

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